Definition of Neurotic

1. Noun. A person suffering from neurosis.


2. Adjective. Characteristic of or affected by neurosis. "Neurotic symptoms"
Partainyms: Neurosis
Derivative terms: Neurosis

3. Adjective. Affected with emotional disorder.

Definition of Neurotic

1. a. Of or pertaining to the nerves; seated in the nerves; nervous; as, a neurotic disease.

2. n. A disease seated in the nerves.

Definition of Neurotic

1. Adjective. (''obsolete?'') Affected with a neurosis ¹

2. Adjective. (informal) Overly anxious ¹

3. Noun. A person who has a neurosis ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Neurotic

1. one affected with a neurosis [n -S]

Medical Definition of Neurotic

1. 1. Pertaining to or characterised by neurosis. 2. A person affected with a neurosis. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Neurotic

neurotechnological
neurotechnologies
neurotechnology
neurotendinous
neurotendinous organ
neurotendinous spindle
neurotensin
neurotensins
neurotension
neurothekeoma
neurothele
neurotheology
neurotherapeutic
neurotherapeutics
neurothlipsis
neurotic (current term)
neurotic depression
neurotic disorders
neurotic excoriation
neurotic manifestation
neurotically
neuroticism
neuroticisms
neuroticization
neuroticize
neuroticized
neuroticizes
neuroticizing
neurotics
neurotise

Literary usage of Neurotic

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1903)
"REMARKS ON PRIMARY neurotic ATROPHY (CHARCOT- MARIE-HOFFMAN TYPE), WITH REPORT OF ... The name neurotic or neuritic atrophy is justified, but it is doubtful ..."

2. On Poisons in Relation to Medical Jurisprudence and Medicine by Alfred Swaine Taylor (1875)
"THE effects produced by tlie neurotic class of poison on the system have been ... The distinction between irritant and neurotic poisons is well marked, ..."

3. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1894)
"The skin-distribution of angio- neurotic oedema, like urticaria, and unlike zona ... Transient albuminuria is common to angio-neurotic oedema and urticaria. ..."

4. A Treatise on Orthopedic Surgery by Royal Whitman (1903)
"neurotic Joints." In this class, although there is no absolute distinction between it and the preceding variety, there is usually a physical basis for the ..."

5. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1903)
"REMARKS ON PRIMARY neurotic ATROPHY (CHARCOT- MARIE-HOFFMAN TYPE), WITH REPORT OF ... The name neurotic or neuritic atrophy is justified, but it is doubtful ..."

6. Diseases of the Nervous System: A Text-book for Students and Practitioners by Hermann Oppenheim, Edward E. Mayer (1904)
"Many cases have been described which cannot be classed as spinal progressive muscular atrophy any more than as the myopathie or neurotic forms (v. ..."

7. The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature by William James (1902)
"... RELIGION AND NEUROLOGY 23 age, than if his temperament were less neurotic. There is of course no special affinity between crankiness as such nnd ..."

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